Call for nominations for REF2021

The Society for Dance Research is a nominating body for the upcoming REF2021 for Sub-panel 33.

We are therefore inviting SDR members to send us expressions of interest for nomination.

Please send a current short CV (no more than 4 pages) and brief statement identifying the role you are seeking nomination for, and outlining your interest in the role and related experience via attachment to both Victoria Thoms and Maria Salgado Llopis

The deadline to request a nomination is 17th November 2017, at noon.

The SDR Executive Committee will review all submissions and inform applicants of the decision.

Please note: there is a new role, that of interdisciplinary research (IDR) adviser (see ‘REF roles’ p.9).

Guidelines can be found at:,2021/downloads/REF_2017_03_Roles.pdf

We advise that anyone seeking nomination should be fully aware of the extent of the workload involved which includes extensive requirements leading up to and including the 2021 year of submission assessment

We would also like to draw attention to HEFCE’s guidance to welcome nominations of candidates from groups previously under-represented on assessment panels, including women, people from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, and disabled people.